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Slough, England
Reviewed 27 April 2014

As I left here, the staff were just setting up for a wedding, & it is the perfect place to hold one. Small enough to feel like a home, beautiful enough for stunning photos & with the most helpful staff you could meet. Plus a back history of 1960s famous hedonists that stayed there. What a way to finish a...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 March 2014

I stayed at this hotel for a wedding I was attending in Feb 214 in Cartagena and the hotel was incredible! The decor was impeccable, the restaurant / breakfast was fabulous and the staff were amazing. The hotel is a very good location to restaurants / bars / shopping and the staff are very helpful for anything you may need....

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 29 January 2014

we spend with my wife a great experience at El Marques, excellent food, big rooms, personal attention from the staff, very friendly ALL OF THEM, great location as well WE''LL COME BACK FOR MORE THATS FOR SURE THANK YOU EL MARQUES AND STAFF!!!!

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Portland, Or
Reviewed 13 December 2013

In the old city. Five stars from us! Stayed here late November 2013. This is the most wonderful Hotel! We loved the intimacy, the wonderful staff, the ambience of the place. Total of seven rooms. Wonderful room, clean, great bed & amenities. AC in room and great location for this hotel. WiFi doesn't work in room (but what can u...

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 29 November 2013

I booked El Marques because from the photos it looked like just the type of boutique hotel that I typically enjoy. I've stayed in a similar boutique hotel in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico and wanted a similar experience for my friend and I. From the moment we arrived we were welcomed by the staff with a refreshing mint lemonade....

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Locarno, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 September 2013

My partner & I really enjoyed El Marques. We loved the old style house furnished with modern lounge like furniture, the beautiful tropical garden & lounge music. The atmosphere was perfect for such a relaxed city like Cartagena. We also enjoyed lounging around the pool after a hot days exploration around the city. The pool side bed is a very...

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marquesCartagena, Propietario at El Marques Hotel Boutique, responded to this review

good afternoon thank you very much for your comment we really appreciate you expressing how much you enjoyed your experience with us. about the noise, we recently installed sound-proof doors in each bedroom as our restaurant is offering live music by night. so now everything will be better for you to be comfy on your next stay. thank you again,...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 August 2013

I booked the hotel for me and a group of friends after my wedding in Bogota. The hotel exceeded all my expectations. The service was absolutely amazing! Small hotel 8 rooms with a beautiful courtyard and a nice size pool. The staff was extremely nice and everyone in my group of 8 could not be happier with the hotel selection!...

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Atlanta
Reviewed 31 July 2013

How cool this place is. The pictures do not do it justice. A perfect blend of old Cartagena history with a modern design aesthetic. Amazing food (probably the best we had in the entire week we were in Colombia). Amazing service--the entire staff from front desk to bartender to maids were so kind and so helpful. We were in room...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 7 May 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights, as a frequent traveler I could say the hotel is way overpriced, the air conditioning system of the room just lower the temperature a couple degrees, the room bar is not replenished everyday, the Internet works only sometimes. It has been a strike and the concierge didn't have the slightest idea that the main road...

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Reviewed 20 April 2013

I've been on the hunt for a boutique hotel that will lure me away from the Santa Clara...and i think i've found it... This is an utterly charming hotel which will enchant you. Just 8 rooms in total so very personalised service and quiet. Rooms are large, modern and simply decorated, kingsize beds, monsoon shower...but it is the setting -...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Concierge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about El Marques Hotel Boutique

Address: Calle Nuestra Senora del Carmen No. 33 - 41 | Centro Historico, Cartagena 57, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: €186 - €254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — El Marques Hotel Boutique 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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Hotel Style:
#29 Romantic Hotel in Cartagena
#36 Luxury Hotel in Cartagena
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“A room in the back of the courtyard is probably quieter (weekend music on street).”
 of 5 bubbles MartinStutensee, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't accept the room in the tower......”
 of 5 bubbles fredj259, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are accessible by stairs only”
 of 5 bubbles Leediebug, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The room overlooking the swimming pool is quiet as it is away from the street and not many people use the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles GlobalTraveler2558, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the poolside room above the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles nicks585, 16 Jul 2014 | Read review
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